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BBC 'hangs Tony Blackburn out to dry' over evidence to Savile inquiry

He refused to quit "because I have got nothing to hide" and he stuck by the evidence he gave to the review. Dame Janet concluded Blackburn "could offer no explanation" for the existence of the memo and he later told her through his solicitor that she "might well prefer" the ­documentary evidence.

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Government can't force Apple to unlock iPhone data, New York judge rules

Privacy activists gather outside an Apple Store to defend the tech company in its battle with the Federal Bureau of Investigation at The Grove in Los Angeles, February 23, 2016. Justice Department spokeswoman Emily Pierce said the department was disappointed by the ruling and would appeal. "What today's ruling proves is that Apple's objections to the order aren't frivolous and indeed might well be meritorious", said Steven Vladeck, professor at American University's Washington College ...

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Joe Biden Introduces Lady Gaga's Musical Performance at the Oscars

However, it did not win. Biden presented Lady Gaga's performance of " Til It Happens To You " from "The Hunting Ground", a documentary film about campus rape. Gaga sang at a white grand piano, surrounded by women displaying the words "Survivor" and "Unbroken" written on their arms. Earlier in February, Gaga opened up to CBS News about how personal the song is for her, saying, "I know I feel really and truly like I bared my soul".

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Daytona 500 has rookie Chase Elliott on the pole

Chase Elliott's weekend began so splendidly. Elliott may not have felt the same way. On Monday morning, before flying to New York City for a number of in-studio interviews, Hamlin sat down with both NASCAR.com and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio at Daytona.

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Chris Rock Gives Major BET Awards Plug at the Oscars

The award show's most tweeted moment came at 11:56 p.m. when DiCaprio won his first Oscar for Best Actor. The film won its third Oscar for best cinematography. He called for the audience to support world leaders fighting climate change, and asked viewers to "not take this planet for granted". Both faraway fans of Leo's and some of the actor's peers in entertainment shared sentiments that bordered on relief for the long-time-coming acknowledgment (he'd been nominated for four previous ...

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The Real Winner At This Year's Academy Awards Was #OscarsSoWhite

Taking notes from the bear who nearly killed him in " The Revenant ", Leonardo DiCaprio learned on Oscar night just how fiercely protective a parent is over their newborn child... Mark Ruffalo and Mark Rylance were both nominated for the Best Supporting Actor category. In some ways, the Oscars have always been a place where winners use the podium and their 45 seconds to opine on causes directly or indirectly related to the movies, from Sacheen Littlefeather's speech about Native American ...